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If you're 18 and a resident in an Erasmus+ Programme country, it's time to expand your comfort zone

DiscoverEU Joint Meet-up Trieste (ITA) + Škocajn/Cerknica (SLO)

From: Monday, 17/07/2023 - 10:30 To: Wednesday, 19/07/2023 - 11:00 [CET] Central European Time

Youth Engagement for a Better Environment

Here is what it will happen!
Join this five-day MeetUp along the Italian-Slovenian border to create new friendships and do some good for our environment.
Furthermore, you will discover Trieste, the city of the wind and the sea, where cultures meet in a melting pot of European flavors and you will then explore the natural beauties of the Slovenian karst area between Škocajn and Cerknica municipalities.

We will share further information with the first 20 people who register.
Hurry up and enjoy this environmentally bound MeetUp!
Check the programs below for all details!

Participation's eligibility
MeetUps are organized mainly for DiscoverEU participants travelling in Italy during the MeetUp's dates.
DiscoverEU ambassadors living in Italy/Slovenia may also participate, but priority for participation is granted to participants coming from countries different from Italy/Slovenia.
DiscoverEU candidates in waiting list may also apply for participation, but priority for participation is granted to participants who won the PASS and are using it to travel in Italy/Slovenia.

Participation's regulations
Accommodationfoodlocal transportations (and equipment where needed) during the MeetUp's days will be covered for all confirmed participants.
Travels to MeetUp's arrival location (Trieste) and from departure location (Ljubljana) will be entirely borne to the participants.
Participants will be also responsible for any personal insurance coverages [e.g., travel coverage, third party liability coverage, medical payments coverage (for the part not covered by the European Health Insurance Card), personal injury protection, etc.] while traveling to/from and during the MeetUp's days.

Number of available places
This MeetUp is open up to 20 participants.
Participation will be granted on the first come, first served basis, until places last.

(please note that these are draft versions - final details of the meetings/visits will be provided some days before the starting date and/or during the presentation activity)

Trieste is located at the head of the Gulf of Trieste, on a narrow strip of Italian territory lying between the Adriatic Sea and Slovenia.
The city lies at the intersection of Latin, Slavic and Germanic cultures where Central Europe meets the Mediterranean Sea, and is home to diverse ethnic groups and religious communities; with a long coastline and it is surrounded by grassland, forest, and karstic areas.
During your stay you'll have a chance to know more about and do a little of environmental action related to youth work.

July 17th
10:00 - 11:00 - Meeting at the hosting venue and check-in
11:30 - 13:00 - Presentation of the participants; Introduction to the 3-day schedule and get together
13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch
15:00 - 17:30 - Guided tour of the city center
18:00 - 19:30 - Visit to Trieste Youth Center: meeting with young environmental activists.
20:00 - 22:30 - Dinner

July 18th
07:30 - 09:00 - Breakfast
09:30 - 11:30 - Environmental activities and support in urban context [Part 1]
11:30 - 13:00 - Environmental activities and support in urban context [Part 2]
13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch
15:00 - 17:30 - Visit to the the Miramare Marine Nature Reserve.
17:30 - 20:00 - Free time
20:00 - 22:00 - Dinner

July 19th
07:30 - 09:30 - Breakfast and check-out
10:00 - 11:00 - Bus transfer to Škocajn

Registrations will close on July 10th, 2023 or before if participation's requests will exceed the maximum number allowed for participants.

Application form

Meetup information

Location: Trieste Central Station, Trieste, Italy

Topic: Environment & natural protection

Website: DiscoverEU Italian website